New Orleans continues to experience the highest rates of COVID-19 we have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Governor Edwards announced on January 16th that the new UK strain of COVID-19, which is easier to spread, has been identified in the New Orleans area.
NOLA Public Schools has indicated that they will not continue to use the thresholds that they used in September to determine a return to in person learning. Those thresholds were based on CDC guidelines which have not changed.
Now is the time to challenge our newly elected Orleans Parish School Board to step up to ensure safety at